Definitions for crumbkrʌm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small particle of bread, cake, etc., that has broken off.
a fragment of anything; bit.
the soft inner portion of bread
Ref: (disting. from crust )
crumbs, a cake topping made of sugar, flour, butter, and spice.
Slang. a contemptible person.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)(in cooking) to top, coat, or prepare with crumbs.
to break into crumbs.
to remove crumbs from.
Origin of crumb:
bef. 1000; OE cruma; akin to MHG krume crumb
a very small quantity of something
"he gave only a crumb of information about his plans"; "there were few crumbs of comfort in the report"
rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git(noun)
a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
"only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
small piece of e.g. bread or cake
coat with bread crumbs
"crumb a cutlet"
break into crumbs
remove crumbs from
"crumb the table"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a small piece of dry food
A small piece of baked food (such as cake, biscuit or bread).
The pigeons were quite happily picking at bread crumbs on the ground.
A bit, small amount.
a crumb of comfort
The soft internal portion of bread, surrounded by crust.
A mixture of sugar, cocoa and milk, used to make industrial chocolate
A nobody, worthless person.
A body louse.
To cover with crumbs.
Origin: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.
a small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off
fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort
the soft part of bread
to break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread
Crumb is a 1994 documentary film about the noted underground cartoonist Robert Crumb and his family. Directed by Terry Zwigoff and produced by Lynn O'Donnell, it won widespread acclaim. It was released in the USA on April 28, 1995, having been screened at film festivals the previous year. Jeffery M. Anderson placed the film on his list of the ten greatest films of all time, labeling it "the greatest documentary ever made."
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Two binary digits; a quad. Larger than a bit, smaller than a nybble. Considered silly. Syn. tayste. General discussion of such terms is under nybble.
Translations for crumb
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a tiny piece, especially of bread
She puts crumbs for the birds on her window-sill.
- krummel, brokkie, krieselAfrikaans
- فُتات خُبْزArabic
- migalhaPortuguese (BR)
- der KrümelGerman
- خرده؛ تکهFarsi
- ओटी का टुकड़ाHindi
- briciola, mollicaItalian
- (maizes) drupataLatvian
- (brød)smule, raspNorwegian
- خرده؛ تکهPersian
- کوچنی ټوټه ،ټوټه ټوټه کولPashto
- хлебные крошкиRussian
- ekmek kırıntısıTurkish
- 麵包屑Chinese (Trad.)
- крихта, кришкаUkrainian
- روٹی کا ٹکڑاUrdu
- các vụn bánh mỳVietnamese
- 面包屑Chinese (Simp.)
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